Our bodies are bitches. In an ideal world, we would be able to control our metabolism to decide how many calories you wanted to eat that day, so you could eat as much as you like… but no; our bodies have to be cruel and give us ridiculously low metabolisms (for me anyway) making it stupidly hard to lose weight. Unfortunately, this is how life works, and we have to find ways to overcome it. I will share with you the ways which have helped me lose weight. 1. Don’t Buy Crap Food! This is good for … Continue reading Tips To Stay Consistent With Your Diet
In the world we live in we are always comparing ourselves to someone else; it may be your ex’s new partner, your childhood friend, or just some random guy who you walk past each day who you decided is your rival (or is that just me…) For some reason we seem to always want to be better than someone else, and a lot of the time this is detrimental to ourselves progressing. If you look at any fitness magazine, you will see these amazing bodies which we can only dream of getting – for most of us this is enough … Continue reading How To Be Proud Of Your Body
You tend to come across two sorts of opinions around this.. Typical mainstream magazines will definitely say that if you’re feeling under the weather you should have a pause from the gym, in order to let your body recover. On the other hand, you have Olympic coach John Broz who says you should get to the gym no matter how you’re feeling. The reason behind going to the gym even if you are feeling ill is because doing something is better than nothing. Even if you go and lift at half of what you are capable of, you are still putting … Continue reading Should You Work Out If You Are Tired?
Calm down, it’s fine. When you start off you’re going to have some muscle imbalances – It’s natural. For me it was because I used to play tennis, which led to my right arm, shoulder, and chest muscles becoming stronger than my left side. For other this may be due to simply writing in class and other activites which require one muscle more than the other, or having a bit too much alone time..(*cough*) When you get into lifting you will notice that the problem tends to fix itself to some extent, due to the fact that with most exercises … Continue reading The Simple Way To Fix Muscle Imbalances